President Biden unveils support for UAW strike

23.09.2023 posted by Admin

A pro-union pledge amid industry strikes

President Biden has revealed his plan to stand alongside United Auto Workers (UAW) union members in Detroit on Tuesday, demonstrating his strong pro-union stance and commitment to supporting workers during their strike for improved wages, benefits, and working conditions in the American auto manufacturing industry. The strike, initiated after negotiations failed to secure a favorable contract with major companies like Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis, seeks a shorter workweek with better pay, increased time off, and pension benefits, among other demands. UAW has now extended its strike to include 38 parts distribution centers across 20 states, with Ford being the exception due to ongoing positive contract discussions.
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